suzmccarth wrote:

> I don't want to sound too miffed. Unicode will be used for what it
> is. I see that. But, I keep wondering about things like "Chinese is
> a largely monosyllabic language so an ideographic system suits it.
> Is that true or just more Emac and Bolio?

It's not true, since there's no such thing as an "ideographic" writing
system. You just said you've read at least one book by DeFrancis, so you
should know that.
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...